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Rollins wins Legends Reno-Tahoe Open

Rollins wins Legends Reno-Tahoe OpenSunday, August 09, 2009 By SCOTT SONNER, Associated Press WriterPrintRENO, Nev. —  Like the five times before when he led after three rounds, John Rollins looked as if he might squander a chance for his third PGA Tour victory when he bogeyed three of four holes late in the Legends Reno-Tahoe Open.But this time, the 34-year-old Virginian righted the ship, made a birdie on the 636-yard, par-5 17th and hung on for an even-par 72 and a three-stroke victory Sunday at the Montreux Golf and Country Club course on the edge of the Sierra Nevada.Rollins, who tied the course record with a second-round 62 and led by six strokes at the turn Sunday, offset an early double bogey with a chip-in eagle at the par-5 11th. But that's when the trouble began, with bogeys on Nos. 12, 13 and 15."It was a hang-on kind of day. I'm proud I managed to come out on top," said Rollins, who tied for second at Reno last year. "I had to battle a lot of emotions."He finished at 17-und...

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